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senate vote 2012-03-13#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:20:45

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  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2012-03-13.110.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate Lee Rhiannon], which means it was rejected. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes:''
  • ''(i)   footage of animal cruelty at the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta that was aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation television program ''Lateline'' on 28 February 2012 shows serious and systematic breaches of the Government's new [http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/livestock/information-exporters-industry/escas Export Supply Chain Assurance System],''(See that Lateline program [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3441902.htm here].)
  • ''(ii)   the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSPCA_Australia Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals] [RSPCA] Chief Scientist has identified 61 observed incidents of non-compliance with the Government's own supply chain assurance elements at the Temur Petir and Cakung [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abattoirs abattoirs],''
  • ''(iii)   the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] (Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate Ludwig]) has refused to publicly reveal whether Australian cattle are being exported to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs,''
  • ''(iv)   that making this information public would not compromise any departmental investigation, and without it the public can have no confidence that the Government's new system to protect [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_welfare animal welfare] is being monitored and enforced,''
  • ''(v)   a Perth-based cattle exporter, International Livestock Exports, announced on 29 February that it had suspended shipments to one of the Indonesian abattoirs in question, placing the industry response ahead of the Government's response to the situation, and''
  • ''(vi)   that animal rights activists such as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animals_Australia Animals Australia] and the Indonesian activists who filmed the Jakarta abattoirs are to be congratulated for exposing the continuing cruelty in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live export] industry and the failure of Australia's new regulatory regime; and''
  • ''(b)   calls on the Government to:''
  • ''(i)   confirm whether Australian cattle are being exported to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs,''
  • ''(ii)   publicly disclose the names of any companies involved in exporting live cattle to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta,''
  • ''(iii)   immediately suspend the export licences of those companies involved in exporting live cattle to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta until an investigation has been conducted,''
  • ''(iv)   urgently put more resources into monitoring and enforcement of the supply chain assurance system to ensure that animal welfare is prioritised in the Government's new regulatory regime, and''
  • ''(v)   move to introduce a ban on live animal exports.''
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2012-03-13.110.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Lee Rhiannon](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate), which means it was rejected. The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a)   notes:_
  • _(i)   footage of animal cruelty at the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta that was aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation television program _Lateline_ on 28 February 2012 shows serious and systematic breaches of the Government's new [Export Supply Chain Assurance System](http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/livestock/information-exporters-industry/escas),_(See that Lateline program [here](http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3441902.htm).)
  • _(ii)   the [Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSPCA_Australia) [RSPCA] Chief Scientist has identified 61 observed incidents of non-compliance with the Government's own supply chain assurance elements at the Temur Petir and Cakung [abattoirs](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abattoirs),_
  • _(iii)   the [Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29) (Senator [Ludwig](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate)) has refused to publicly reveal whether Australian cattle are being exported to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs,_
  • _(iv)   that making this information public would not compromise any departmental investigation, and without it the public can have no confidence that the Government's new system to protect [animal welfare](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_welfare) is being monitored and enforced,_
  • _(v)   a Perth-based cattle exporter, International Livestock Exports, announced on 29 February that it had suspended shipments to one of the Indonesian abattoirs in question, placing the industry response ahead of the Government's response to the situation, and_
  • _(vi)   that animal rights activists such as [Animals Australia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animals_Australia) and the Indonesian activists who filmed the Jakarta abattoirs are to be congratulated for exposing the continuing cruelty in the [live export](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export) industry and the failure of Australia's new regulatory regime; and_
  • _(b)   calls on the Government to:_
  • _(i)   confirm whether Australian cattle are being exported to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs,_
  • _(ii)   publicly disclose the names of any companies involved in exporting live cattle to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta,_
  • _(iii)   immediately suspend the export licences of those companies involved in exporting live cattle to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta until an investigation has been conducted,_
  • _(iv)   urgently put more resources into monitoring and enforcement of the supply chain assurance system to ensure that animal welfare is prioritised in the Government's new regulatory regime, and_
  • _(v)   move to introduce a ban on live animal exports._
  • References
senate vote 2012-03-13#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:49

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2012-03-13.110.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate Lee Rhiannon], which means it was rejected. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes:''
  • ''(i)   footage of animal cruelty at the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta that was aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation television program ''Lateline'' on 28 February 2012 shows serious and systematic breaches of the Government's new [http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/livestock/information-exporters-industry/escas Export Supply Chain Assurance System],''[1]
  • ''(i)   footage of animal cruelty at the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta that was aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation television program ''Lateline'' on 28 February 2012 shows serious and systematic breaches of the Government's new [http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/livestock/information-exporters-industry/escas Export Supply Chain Assurance System],''(See that Lateline program [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3441902.htm here].)
  • ''(ii)   the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSPCA_Australia Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals] [RSPCA] Chief Scientist has identified 61 observed incidents of non-compliance with the Government's own supply chain assurance elements at the Temur Petir and Cakung [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abattoirs abattoirs],''
  • ''(iii)   the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] (Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate Ludwig]) has refused to publicly reveal whether Australian cattle are being exported to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs,''
  • ''(iv)   that making this information public would not compromise any departmental investigation, and without it the public can have no confidence that the Government's new system to protect [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_welfare animal welfare] is being monitored and enforced,''
  • ''(v)   a Perth-based cattle exporter, International Livestock Exports, announced on 29 February that it had suspended shipments to one of the Indonesian abattoirs in question, placing the industry response ahead of the Government's response to the situation, and''
  • ''(vi)   that animal rights activists such as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animals_Australia Animals Australia] and the Indonesian activists who filmed the Jakarta abattoirs are to be congratulated for exposing the continuing cruelty in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live export] industry and the failure of Australia's new regulatory regime; and''
  • ''(b)   calls on the Government to:''
  • ''(i)   confirm whether Australian cattle are being exported to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs,''
  • ''(ii)   publicly disclose the names of any companies involved in exporting live cattle to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta,''
  • ''(iii)   immediately suspend the export licences of those companies involved in exporting live cattle to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta until an investigation has been conducted,''
  • ''(iv)   urgently put more resources into monitoring and enforcement of the supply chain assurance system to ensure that animal welfare is prioritised in the Government's new regulatory regime, and''
  • ''(v)   move to introduce a ban on live animal exports.''
  • References
  • * [1] See that Lateline program [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3441902.htm here].
senate vote 2012-03-13#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-20 10:16:55

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2012-03-13.110.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate Lee Rhiannon].
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2012-03-13.110.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate Lee Rhiannon], which means it was rejected. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes:''
  • ''(i)   footage of animal cruelty at the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta that was aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation television program ''Lateline'' on 28 February 2012 shows serious and systematic breaches of the Government's new [http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/livestock/information-exporters-industry/escas Export Supply Chain Assurance System],''[1]
  • ''(ii)   the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSPCA_Australia Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals] [RSPCA] Chief Scientist has identified 61 observed incidents of non-compliance with the Government's own supply chain assurance elements at the Temur Petir and Cakung [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abattoirs abattoirs],''
  • ''(iii)   the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] (Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate Ludwig]) has refused to publicly reveal whether Australian cattle are being exported to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs,''
  • ''(iv)   that making this information public would not compromise any departmental investigation, and without it the public can have no confidence that the Government's new system to protect [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_welfare animal welfare] is being monitored and enforced,''
  • ''(v)   a Perth-based cattle exporter, International Livestock Exports, announced on 29 February that it had suspended shipments to one of the Indonesian abattoirs in question, placing the industry response ahead of the Government's response to the situation, and''
  • ''(vi)   that animal rights activists such as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animals_Australia Animals Australia] and the Indonesian activists who filmed the Jakarta abattoirs are to be congratulated for exposing the continuing cruelty in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live export] industry and the failure of Australia's new regulatory regime; and''
  • ''(b)   calls on the Government to:''
  • ''(i)   confirm whether Australian cattle are being exported to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs,''
  • ''(ii)   publicly disclose the names of any companies involved in exporting live cattle to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta,''
  • ''(iii)   immediately suspend the export licences of those companies involved in exporting live cattle to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta until an investigation has been conducted,''
  • ''(iv)   urgently put more resources into monitoring and enforcement of the supply chain assurance system to ensure that animal welfare is prioritised in the Government's new regulatory regime, and''
  • ''(v)   move to introduce a ban on live animal exports.''
  • References
  • * [1] See that Lateline program [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3441902.htm here].
  • * [1] See that Lateline program [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3441902.htm here].
senate vote 2012-03-13#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-20 10:16:25

Title

  • Motions Live Animal Exports
  • Motions - Live Animal Exports - Against live animal export

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Lee Rhiannon</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the Senate&#8212;</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(a)&#160;&#160;&#160;notes:</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(i)&#160;&#160;&#160;footage of animal cruelty at the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta that was aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation television program <i>Lateline</i> on 28 February 2012 shows serious and systematic breaches of the Government's new Export Supply Chain Assurance System,</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(ii)&#160;&#160;&#160;the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [RSPCA] Chief Scientist has identified 61 observed incidents of non-compliance with the Government's own supply chain assurance elements at the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs,</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(iii)&#160;&#160;&#160;the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Senator Ludwig) has refused to publicly reveal whether Australian cattle are being exported to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs,</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(iv)&#160;&#160;&#160;that making this information public would not compromise any departmental investigation, and without it the public can have no confidence that the Government's new system to protect animal welfare is being monitored and enforced,</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(v)&#160;&#160;&#160;a Perth-based cattle exporter, International Livestock Exports, announced on 29 February that it had suspended shipments to one of the Indonesian abattoirs in question, placing the industry response ahead of the Government's response to the situation, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(vi)&#160;&#160;&#160;that animal rights activists such as Animals Australia and the Indonesian activists who filmed the Jakarta abattoirs are to be congratulated for exposing the continuing cruelty in the live export industry and the failure of Australia's new regulatory regime; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;(b)&#160;&#160;&#160;calls on the Government to:</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(i)&#160;&#160;&#160;confirm whether Australian cattle are being exported to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs,</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(ii)&#160;&#160;&#160;publicly disclose the names of any companies involved in exporting live cattle to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta,</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(iii)&#160;&#160;&#160;immediately suspend the export licences of those companies involved in exporting live cattle to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta until an investigation has been conducted,</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(iv)&#160;&#160;&#160;urgently put more resources into monitoring and enforcement of the supply chain assurance system to ensure that animal welfare is prioritised in the Government's new regulatory regime, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;(v)&#160;&#160;&#160;move to introduce a ban on live animal exports.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Stephen Parry</p>
  • <p>The question is that Senator Rhiannon's motion be agreed to.</p>
  • <p>The Senate divided. [15:43]</p>
  • <p>(The Deputy President&#8212;Senator Parry)</p>
  • <p>Question negatived.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2012-03-13.110.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Lee_Rhiannon&mpc=Senate&house=senate Lee Rhiannon].
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a)   notes:''
  • ''(i)   footage of animal cruelty at the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta that was aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation television program ''Lateline'' on 28 February 2012 shows serious and systematic breaches of the Government's new [http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/livestock/information-exporters-industry/escas Export Supply Chain Assurance System],''[1]
  • ''(ii)   the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSPCA_Australia Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals] [RSPCA] Chief Scientist has identified 61 observed incidents of non-compliance with the Government's own supply chain assurance elements at the Temur Petir and Cakung [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abattoirs abattoirs],''
  • ''(iii)   the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Agriculture_%28Australia%29 Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry] (Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Joe_Ludwig&mpc=Senate&house=senate Ludwig]) has refused to publicly reveal whether Australian cattle are being exported to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs,''
  • ''(iv)   that making this information public would not compromise any departmental investigation, and without it the public can have no confidence that the Government's new system to protect [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_welfare animal welfare] is being monitored and enforced,''
  • ''(v)   a Perth-based cattle exporter, International Livestock Exports, announced on 29 February that it had suspended shipments to one of the Indonesian abattoirs in question, placing the industry response ahead of the Government's response to the situation, and''
  • ''(vi)   that animal rights activists such as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animals_Australia Animals Australia] and the Indonesian activists who filmed the Jakarta abattoirs are to be congratulated for exposing the continuing cruelty in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_export live export] industry and the failure of Australia's new regulatory regime; and''
  • ''(b)   calls on the Government to:''
  • ''(i)   confirm whether Australian cattle are being exported to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs,''
  • ''(ii)   publicly disclose the names of any companies involved in exporting live cattle to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta,''
  • ''(iii)   immediately suspend the export licences of those companies involved in exporting live cattle to the Temur Petir and Cakung abattoirs in Jakarta until an investigation has been conducted,''
  • ''(iv)   urgently put more resources into monitoring and enforcement of the supply chain assurance system to ensure that animal welfare is prioritised in the Government's new regulatory regime, and''
  • ''(v)   move to introduce a ban on live animal exports.''
  • References
  • * [1] See that Lateline program [http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3441902.htm here].